Pocket Film Festival returns

It’s back! Pocket Film Festival returns to Stafford 12-17 March 2018, heading to more exciting venues with a superb selection of films ...

Sound Explorers wanted

As part of our Birmingham 68 programme during the festival (more on which very soon…), composer and filmmaker Scott Johnston is ...

Film Hub Midlands

We are extremely pleased to announce, in partnership with Broadway Cinema (Nottingham), the launch of Film Hub Midlands! For two years ...

Not all heroes wear capes…

…some wear colourful branded t-shirts. With the dawn of 2018, preparations for the twelfth Flatpack Film Festival have well and ...

Interview: Light House Cinema

Light House is the Black Country’s only independent cinema. Running for almost 30 years and based in the iconic Victorian Chubb ...

Flatpack 2018, take a bow

As most of the country prepares to hibernate, things are hotting up at Flatpack HQ in anticipation of our 12th festival. Next ...

Waveform Submissions Open

*Please note submissions for this opportunity have now closed.* We are excited to announce that submissions for our new artist ...

Jambo Cinema

The return of Stranger Things means another resurgence in mullets and cheesy synths, but if you stop in at Wolverhampton Art Gallery ...

Join the Flatpack Family

It’s the time of year again when planning and production for the festival starts in earnest, which also means it’s time for ...

Dalmatian Animation

It’s our pleasure to support The Busy Parent’s Network celebrating the launch of the first ever picture book of The Hundred ...

Return of Silent Night

We usually don’t condone the use of the C-word in October, but we’re going to make an exception just this once: Silent ...

Funny Things

Laughter is the best medicine (so they say) and Creative Black Country have just the thing to get you chortling. In a bid to prove that ...

India on Film

Reimagining India kicks off this Friday, a season of film and dance at mac birmingham as part of Birmingham’s Year of South Asian ...

Birmingham On Film II

Birmingham on Film is back, and this year we’re casting off along the city’s waterways… Last year we launched a month-long season of ...

Zombies at the New Inn

On Sunday 27th August, you are invited to the New Inn, Harborne to have a nice cold pint and wait for the zombie apocalypse to blow ...

Beware the Moon

On Saturday we returned to Dudley for another outdoor extravaganza. We wondered if the popularity of last year’s Bride of ...

SEEKING FLATPACK TRUSTEES

It’s been an exciting couple of years for the team over at Flatpack HQ. Having celebrated the tenth edition of Flatpack Film ...

The Long and Winding Road

This morning we found out that Flatpack is joining the Arts Council’s National Portfolio. For many of our readers this will mean ...

ZEE Birmingham & Sandwell Mela

ZEE Birmingham & Sandwell Mela is the UK’s biggest Asian Music Festival and will be returning for its 17th edition from the 1-2 ...

Rugby Festival Of Culture 2017

This weekend Rugby Festival of Culture makes a triumphant return, after winning the Culture Award for the Coventry & Warwickshire ...

A Brief Chat With Brian Smee

Lazy Daze is the Flatpack award-winning animated short that captures the disjointed perspective of a dog’s lazy slumber. We ...

FLATPICKS: RACHAEL YARDLEY

Time is moving swiftly along, and we’re already over half way through Flatpack 11! Next up sharing her Flatpicks in advance of ...